International Student and Scholar Services, Other International Education Opportunities
4 Year Degree
Colorado State University seeks a Programming Coordinator to join a team of dedicated international education professionals in the Office of International Programs. The Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of programming for international students and scholars on the Colorado State University campus, including English language learners in PLACE (Programs for Learning Academic and Community English). This is an administrative professional position and reports to the Assistant Director for Programming in International Student and Scholar Services.
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is part of the Office of International Programs (OIP) at Colorado State University and fosters the education and development of over 2,000 international students, scholars and faculty from over 100 countries, to enable them to achieve their academic, professional and personal goals and objectives. ISSS staff provide advice, counseling and advocacy on immigration, cultural, financial, academic and personal concerns and make appropriate referrals when necessary. Immigration services include immigration documentation and advising to nonimmigrant visa-bearers at Colorado State University, as well as permanent residency processing for individuals in positions of permanent employment with the University. ISSS also supports a campus environment conducive to international education and intercultural awareness via educational, social, and cross-cultural programs for students, faculty, staff and the community.
PLACE (Programs for Learning Academic and Community English) provides quality English language instruction and training in a safe and friendly academic environment. PLACE is a unit within the Office of International Programs and is comprised of three main activities: the Intensive English Program (IEP), Bridge Programs, and Customized Group Programs.
Required job qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, education, business, science, public administration, international/intercultural studies, or a related field
One year experience designing and implementing programs, preferably for international students attending a university or college
One year experience supervising students, employees or volunteers
Strong written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with diverse individuals and cultures
Evidence of strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Willingness to frequently work flexible hours, including nights and weekends as program needs require
The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date of May 31, 2021. International Programs will not sponsor a visa for this position.
Preferred job qualifications
Strong commitment to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and equal access
Master’s degree in student affairs, international education, higher education administration, intercultural communication or a related field
Experience collaborating on programs with multiple stakeholders
Experience living, working or studying abroad for a minimum of four months
Experience working in International Student and Scholar Services at a college or university
Demonstrated knowledge of intercultural dynamics affecting international students and scholars, including knowledge of student development and intercultural theory
Demonstrated leadership in NAFSA or other international education associations
Experience working with English language learners
Experience using listservs and social media
Additional Salary Information: Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas. https://hr.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2021/01/benefits-summary-afap.pdf.
Internal Number: 202100268AP
About Colorado State University
Colorado State University is a premier public research university established as the land-grant institution for the State of Colorado in 1870. CSU is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in education, research and outreach for the benefit of the citizens of Colorado, the United States, and the world. The campus culture is driven by a desire always to do better and a vision to be the best place to learn, work, and discover. Colorado State’s principles of community – inclusion, integrity, respect, service, and social justice – reflect our core values and support CSU’s mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service, and engagement. Each member of our community has a responsibility to uphold these principles when engaging with one another and acting on behalf of the University. CSU is recognized in national rankings and is the school of choice for Colorado students, with a longstanding legacy of attracting the best and brightest nationally and internationally. The University has eight colleges, and resident student enrollment is approximately 33,000. With 2,200+ international students and scholars representing more than 100 countries..., the campus continues to adopt an international worldview. When these students arrive, they’re not alone; more than 20 percent of tenure-track faculty are international. CSU is located in the city of Fort Collins, a dynamic community with a population of over 160,000. Situated 65 miles north of Denver at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins is a gateway to world-class skiing, hiking, fishing, climbing, and biking, and has an average of 300 days of sunshine per year. Colorado has earned a worldwide reputation as an area that offers an unparalleled lifestyle, and Fort Collins represents the very best of Colorado.